Chavs – Ageing Goths | Thinking Allowed

Is the term 'Chav' indicative of a growing tendency to demonise the working class? Laurie discusses class and popular culture. Also, what happens to Goths when they get older?

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 28'24''
  • Broadcast year: 2011
Curriculum Connection
  • Sociology | How are youth subcultures formed? Why do they develop? | Theoretical views of the role of youth culture and subcultures: functionalism, Marxism/neo-Marxism, feminism, postmodernism. Subcultures.

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Programme: Thinking Allowed
  • Episode: Chavs - Ageing Goths